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Mike Morley



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: SUMMERS, ISAAC CALLISON
Initials: IC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 3248992
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 12/3/1944
Age: 25
Grave Reference: 11 D 19
Cemetery: Taukkyan War Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TAIT, ROBERT DICKSON
Initials: RD
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: C/KX 76740
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy, H.M. Trawler Blackburn Rovers
Date of Death: 2/6/1940
Age: 32
Panel Reference: 38, 3
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: TELFORD, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 2883944
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 21/9/1944
Age: 25
Panel Reference: Column 80
Memorial: Singapore Memorial.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: THOMAS, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Service Number: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 6th Bn
Date of Death: 22/2/1942
Age: 33
Additional Information: Son of James and Margaret Thomas, of Burnbank, Hamilton; husband of Penelope Braidwood Thomas, of Burnbank, Hamilton.
Grave Reference: Sec. H. Grave 63
Cemetery: Hamilton West Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: THOMSON, ALEXANDER JARVIE
Initials: AJ
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Assistant Cook (S)
Service Number: P/MX 100860
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy, HMS Fidelity
Date of Death: 1/1/1943
Age: 19
Additional Information: Son of Alexander J. and Annie Thomson, of Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
Panel Reference: Panel 79, Column 1
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

An interesting account of the "Q" Ship HMS Fidelity can be found on the BBC's People's War pages: https://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ww2peopleswar/stories/20/a7804820.shtml
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: THOMSON, JAMES
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 2886472
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 1st Bn
Date of Death: 6/4/1945
Age: 25
Additional Information: Husband of Alice Steele Thomson, of Aberdeen.
Grave Reference: 10 B 6
Cemetery: Sage War Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2020 2:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: THOMSON, JOHN FYFE
Initials: JF
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 3254692
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 30/7/1944
Age: 28
Additional Information: Son of James and Janet Thomson, of Hamilton, Lanarkshire; husband of Mary Thomson, of Hamilton.
Grave Reference: III G 1
Cemetery: Hottot-Les-Bagues War Cemetery.

Also named on Hamilton West Parish Church Memorial and St John's Parish Church (Hamilton) Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2020 2:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: THOMSON, SAMUEL
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 974513
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 102 Sqdn
Date of Death: 8/11/1941
Age: 31
Additional Information: Son of Duncan and Jean Thomson, of Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
Panel Reference: Panel 53
Memorial: Runnymede Memorial.
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Name: THORBURN, ALAN
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Service Number: 1679608
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, BSRU
Date of Death: 7/11/1944
Age: 39
Additional Information: Son of James Orr Thorburn and Emily Bowman Thorburn, of Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
Grave Reference: Row B, Grave 26
Cemetery: Blankenberge Town Cemetery.

Note: BSRU stands for Base Signals and Radar Unit. An interesting account of how LAC Thorburn and others from the BSRU met their death on 7 November 1944 can be seen on the WW2 Talk Forum http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads/b-s-r-u-what-do-they-mean.32835/

Also named on St John's Parish Church (Hamilton) Memorial and Hamilton Grammar School Memorial.
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Name: TONER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Trimmer
Service Number: 227804
Regiment/Service: Naval Auxiliary Personnel (Merchant Navy), HMS Avenger
Date of Death: 15/11/1942
Age: 24
Panel Reference: Panel 7, Column 2
Memorial: Liverpool Naval Memorial.
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Name: WADDELL, IAN WATSON
Initials: IW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 570293
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
Date of Death: 3/5/1946
Age: 26
Additional Information: Son of James and Mary Waddell, of Hamilton.
Grave Reference: Sec B, Grave 24
Cemetery: Hamilton West Cemetery.

Also named on Hamilton Grammar School Memorial and St John's Parish Church (Hamilton) Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2020 3:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WALKER, GAVIN MORTON
Initials: GM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Staff Serjeant
Service Number: 2093377
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Date of Death: 4/1/1945
Age: 33
Grave Reference: 5 C 10
Cemetery: Delhi War Cemetery.

Also named on Hamilton Grammar School Memorial.
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PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2020 3:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: WALKER, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Service Number: 1826464
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 9th Bn
Date of Death: 30/7/1944
Age: 36
Additional Information: Son of Robert Walker and of Ellen Walker (nee Sutherland), of Hamilton, Lanarkshire; husband of Catherine Walker, of Burnbank, Hamilton.
Grave Reference: XXVI F 3
Cemetery: Bayeux War Cemetery.

Also named on St Mary's Episcopal Chucrh (Hamilton) Memorial.
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Name: WARD, EDWARD
Initials: E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 2827951
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders, 6th Bn
Date of Death: 3/10/1945
Age: 32
Additional Information: Son of Hugh and Jane Ward, of Hamilton, Lanarkshire; husband of Elizabeth Ward, of Hamilton.
Grave Reference: 2 E 11
Cemetery: Celle War Cemetery.
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Name: WARDLAW, WILLIAM JOHN
Initials: WJ
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Service Number: 3242489
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Date of Death: 22/11/1941
Age: 31
Grave Reference: Sec. H. Grave 157
Cemetery: Hamilton West Cemetery.
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